Setting Higher Standards to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections

Achieving Proven Clinical Outcomes Against Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

The DebMed® Program integrates three key elements: Essential Products, Vital Information and Highest Standards of Behavior - to deliver tailored hand hygiene compliance and skin care programs to be installed in any healthcare environment. The program ensures the right products are available where and when needed, enables hand hygiene and skin care best practice, and will bring real sustainable health and financial benefits to hospitals, patients, and staff.

DebMed® is a unique, integrated hand hygiene compliance and skin care program that is customized to each healthcare environment. The DebMed® Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance System is proven to increase hand hygiene compliance and reduce MRSA HAIs by up to 42%. In a breakthrough 3-year clinical study (2012 - 2015) at a large US academic medical center, the DebMed® System was demonstrated to: improve hand hygiene compliance by 25.5%, reduce HAIs like MRSA by 42% and result in overall cost savings of $434,000.1

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Reference: Kelly, J. W., MD, Blackhurst, D., DrPH, McAtee, W., BS, & Steed, C., MSN, RN, CIC. (2016, June 23). Electronic hand hygiene monitoring as a tool for reducing health care–associated methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. American Journal of Infection Control